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Logan Martin crowned inaugural BMX Freestyle World Champion

Logan Martin crowned inaugural BMX Freestyle World Champion

13 November 2017

Australia is celebrating its newest world champion with Brisbane's Logan Martin crowned the inaugural BMX Freestyle world champion at the 2017 UCI Urban World Championships on Sunday.

Kookaburras Claim International Festival Of Hockey Crown

Kookaburras Claim International Festival Of Hockey Crown

13 November 2017

The Kookaburras have backed up last month’s Oceania Cup triumph by defeating New Zealand 2-1 to claim the International Festival of Hockey title at Melbourne’s State Netball and Hockey Centre on Sunday night.

Australia takes second and third at Oceania Rugby Sevens Championship

Australia takes second and third at Oceania Rugby Sevens Championship

12 November 2017

The Qantas Australian Women’s team has finished second at the Oceania Rugby Sevens Championship after falling to New Zealand 5-12 in the Championship Final, with the Aussie Men’s team taking third place in a torrential and stormy Fiji today.

Dual Olympian James Chapman announces retirement

Dual Olympian James Chapman announces retirement

10 November 2017

Olympic rower James Chapman has today formally announced his retirement from rowing. Chapman represented Australia at the Beijing 2008 and London 2012 Olympic Games, as well as at multiple World Rowing Championships and World Rowing Cups.

Australians make good start at Gold Coast Diving Grand Prix

Australians make good start at Gold Coast Diving Grand Prix

10 November 2017

Australia’s AnnaRose Keating and Brittany O’Brien have both topped their semi-finals in the women’s platform event at the Gold Coast Diving Grand Prix to put them in good positions for medals this weekend.

Figure Skaters named on the 2018 Australian Winter Olympic Team

Figure Skaters named on the 2018 Australian Winter Olympic Team

9 November 2017

A four strong Figure Skating section has been announced in Sydney today, marking the first 2018 Olympic Team members and featuring Australia’s first indigenous Winter Olympian.

Australia to blood young players at Oceania Sevens

Australia to blood young players at Oceania Sevens

8 November 2017

The Qantas Australian Men’s Sevens squad for the Oceania Sevens Championship has been named with eight uncapped players to get their first capped opportunity for Australia when the tournament kicks off on Friday 10 November.

Women’s U23 Epee Team win bronze at Asian Champs

Women’s U23 Epee Team win bronze at Asian Champs

7 November 2017

Australia's U23 Women’s Epee Team fought its way to a bronze medal at the Asian U23 Fencing Championships in Hanoi, Vietnam last week, upsetting the higher ranked Japanese team 45-37.

Aussies to blood uni duo at Oceania Sevens

Aussies to blood uni duo at Oceania Sevens

7 November 2017

Teenager Page McGregor has been handed her Aussie Sevens debut, named for next weekend's Oceania Sevens.

Aussie Sevens claim third straight title

Aussie Sevens claim third straight title

7 November 2017

The Australian Men's Sevens have claimed their third straight preseason title, coming from behind to beat USA 15-12 in the final of the Silicon Valley Sevens.

One Year to Go to PyeongChang 2018

Figure Skaters selected on the Australian Winter Olympic team

Did you know?

Ian Thorpe (5 gold, 3 silver, and 1 bronze) and Leisel Jones (3 gold, 5 silver and 1 bronze) have won 9 Summer Games medals.

Did you know?

Australia has hosted the Olympic Games twice – Melbourne 1956 and Sydney 2000.